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Planning Policy Privacy Notice

Council Service

Planning
Information we collect
  • Name
  • Address
  • Contact Details
  • Land Ownership
The reasons we use your data
  • Statutory requirements e.g. reporting to Government, public registers
  • Service delivery e.g. delivery of Local Plans
  • Making planning policies
  • Working with neighnourhoods on their plans
  • Working with neighbouring authorities on strategic policies
  • Service improvement and planning
  • Research inc. consultations
  • Communications 
  • Monitoring development

Why we are allowed to use your
data

Legal obligation or public task under various UK laws including but not limited to:

  • Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004
  • Neighbourhood Planning Act 2017
  • The Town & Country Planning Act 1990
  • The Planning Act 2008
  • The Housing & Planning Act 2016
  • The Planning (Listed Buildings & Conservation Areas) Act 1990
  • The Taking Control of Goods (Fees) Regulation 2014
  • The Localism Act 2011
  • The Highways Act 1980
  • The Traffic Management Act 2004
  • The Road Traffic Regulations Act 1984
  • The Local Transport Act 2008
  • The Environment Act 1995
  • The Environmental Protection Act 1990
  • The Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981
  • The Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 Consent – consultations
Who we can share your data with

When comments are received for public consultation events we may:

  • publish your name, organisation and comments
  • provide your name, organisation and comments to an independent planning inspector/examiner.
We may share statistical information but not any personal data with the following:
  • Judicial Agencies e.g. Courts
  • Police
  • Government Departments
  • Education Providers
  • Other Local Authorities
  • Resilience Forum
  • Fire & Rescue Services
  • Elected Members
  • The General Public (via public registers)
  • Contractors / partners providing services on our behalf
  • Funding Bodies
  • The Environment Agency
  • LEPs

When computers make any decisions about you

Not applicable

When your data gets sent to
other countries

Not applicable

For enquiries about this privacy notice and for deletion of data held under consent please email Planning Policy